Call for Doctoral Consortium

The Doctoral Consortium at the IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom) provides a forum for students in all area of Cloud research to discuss their topics with other Ph.D students and with established researchers in the area, and to receive feedback and advice on their Ph.D research works. The consortium also offers graduate students an opportunity to make useful contacts regarding future career opportunities related to their research.

Selected students will be invited to present an oral presentation on their ongoing research.



Authors are invited to submit papers not exceeding 6 pages in 2-column IEEE format including all figures and references. The papers should be structured as technical papers and should include the author & advisor(s) names and affiliations. Each submission must be accompanied by an official signed letter of the official PhD advisor(s), endorsing the submission of the Ph.D student and verifying that the applicant is a full-time student. Submitted papers will be judged on correctness, originality, technical strength, significance, and quality of presentation. Papers should be prepared as the .pdf files and submitted electronically via EasyChair (click this link to submit).  



The proceedings of the doctoral consortium will be published as part of CloudCom2014 Proceedings through the IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services, and will be distributed electronically at the conference.



Deadline for submission: August 25, 2014

Notification of Acceptance: September 20, 2014

Deadline for camera-ready version: October 5, 2014

Deadline for author registration: October 1, 2014


PhD Consortium Chairs

Shadi Ibrahim, INRIA, France

Jianfeng Zhan, ICT, CAS, China


Technical Program Committee   

Alexandra Carpen-Amarie, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Hanhua Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Alexandru Costan, INRIA, France 

Sheng Di, INRIA and Argonne National Laboratory, USA 

Mohammad Hammoud, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar

Rui Han, ICT, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Xiaolin (Andy) Li, University of Florida, USA

Xiaoyi Lu, The Ohio State University, USA

Ana-Maria Oprescu, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Anne-Cécile Orgerie, CNRS, IRISA, France

Sherif Sakr, University of New South Wales and NICTA, Australia

Huliang Weng, Huawei, China